My favorite Twitter follower of all time

Two years ago today, a record blizzard dumped 34 inches of snow on South Bend, and as the night reporter at the South Bend Tribune, I was assigned to write about it.

Schools were closed. Flights were grounded. Driving was prohibited.

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As the snowdrifts piled up, a first-year Notre Dame MBA student, desperate to learn whether Notre Dame would cancel class, read my article and started following me on Twitter.

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And so began our happy story, all thanks to a snow storm and social media.

Here’s the first picture we ever took together, a few weeks after our date. (How could I NOT fall in love with a such an Irish looking guy in a green Notre Dame t-shirt?)

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